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10:20 AM ET, May 17, 2022

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Daniel Arkin / NBC News:
Fox News' Tucker Carlson under fresh scrutiny after Buffalo mass shooting  —  Fox News personality Tucker Carlson is facing intense scrutiny from extremism experts, media watchdogs and progressive activists who say there is a link between the top-rated host's “great replacement” …
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David Leonhardt / New York Times:
The Right's Violence Problem  —  The Buffalo killings are part of a pattern: Most extremist violence in the U.S. comes from the political right.  —  Over the past decade, the Anti-Defamation League has counted about 450 U.S. murders committed by political extremists.
Discussion: Washington Post and Silver Linings
Annie Karni / New York Times:
Racist Attack Spotlights Stefanik's Echo of Replacement Theory  —  WASHINGTON — Over the past week, Representative Elise Stefanik of New York, the third-ranking House Republican, has falsely claimed that President Biden is shipping infant formula to undocumented immigrants at the expense of Americans amid a nationwide formula shortage.
Adam Gabbatt / The Guardian:
Fox News suddenly goes quiet on ‘great replacement’ theory after Buffalo shooting  —  Suspect was allegedly motivated by the theory, but network has barely mentioned gunman's reasoning, even after Tucker Carlson pushed the concept in more than 400 of his shows
Washington Post:
Store guard confronted Buffalo suspect during March visit, online account says  —  Two months before Payton Gendron allegedly killed 10 people at a supermarket in Buffalo, he was confronted by a security guard at the store during a trip on which he compiled detailed plans of the location …
Abbott MediaRoom:
Abbott Enters into Consent Decree with U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Sturgis, Mich., Plant; Agreement Creates Pathway to Reopen Facility
PR Newswire:
Twitter Files Preliminary Proxy Statement for Acquisition by Elon Musk  —  Twitter, Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) today announced that it has filed its preliminary proxy statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the previously announced agreement for Twitter to be acquired …
Discussion: CNBC, more at Techmeme »
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Matthew Loh / Insider:   Elon Musk says he'll vote Republican in ‘this election’ despite ‘overwhelmingly’ voting for Democrats in the past
Project Veritas:
Twitter Senior Engineer Talks Elon Musk Takeover in NEW Undercover Video: ‘Twitter Does Not Believe in Free Speech’ ... Admits Employees at Tech Giant are ‘Commie as F**k’
Natasha Anderson / Associated Press:
REVEALED: BLM founder Patrisse Cullors paid her baby father $970,000 for ‘creative services’, her brother $840,000 for security, a fellow director $2.1m and reimbursed the organization $73,000 for a charter flight  — Black Lives Matter spent millions on ‘consulting services’ in 2021
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Aaron Morrison / Associated Press:
AP Exclusive: Black Lives Matter has $42 million in assets  —  NEW YORK (AP) — The foundation started by organizers of the Black Lives Matter movement is still worth tens of millions of dollars, after spending more than $37 million on grants, real estate, consultants, and other expenses, according to tax documents filed with the IRS.
Discussion: HotAir and Fox News
Front Page Magazine:
How Black Lives Matter Criminals Were Enabled by the I.R.S. and the Democrat Party
Discussion: Fox News and Washington Examiner
Dan Sabbagh / The Guardian:
Putin involved in war ‘at level of colonel or brigadier’, say western sources  —  President helping determine movement of Russian soldiers, say sources, as head of UK armed forces says Ukraine is winning  —  Vladimir Putin has become so personally involved in the Ukraine war …
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Steven Erlanger / New York Times:
Estonia's Tough Voice on Ukraine Urges No Compromise With Putin
Discussion: CEPA
NBC News:
Trump waded into GOP primaries.  Democrats hope he sticks around.  —  WASHINGTON — Donald Trump has inserted himself into the Republican primaries this week in Pennsylvania, much to the chagrin of some GOP members there, who think he may have picked the wrong candidates and needlessly shuffled the race.
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Aaron Blake / Washington Post:
How Trump's Dr. Oz endorsement could cost the GOP in Pennsylvania
Associated Press:
Sweden signs NATO request, Finland formally endorses move  —  STOCKHOLM (AP) — Finland's Parliament has overwhelmingly endorsed a bid from the Nordic country's government to join NATO.  —  Lawmakers at the 200-seat Eduskunta legislature voted 188-8 Tuesday to approve Finland seeking membership …
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John Revill / Reuters:
Neutral Switzerland leans closer to NATO in response to Russia
Discussion: Al Jazeera, New York Times and Insider
Jon Henley / The Guardian:
Turkey says it will not approve Sweden and Finland joining Nato
Washington Post:
Inside the Jan. 6 committee, key questions remain as hearings loom  —  The committee is reckoning with how closely to focus on former president Donald Trump  —  When the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol gathered for a private retreat last month …
Discussion: Mediaite, Raw Story and Political Wire
Politico:
GOP blame game erupts in Pennsylvania governor's race  —  PHILADELPHIA — The election isn't until Tuesday, but the blame game is already well underway.  —  With far-right state Sen. Doug Mastriano on the verge of capturing the Pennsylvania GOP gubernatorial nomination, Republicans are lashing out …
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Karen DeYoung / Washington Post:
Biden to lift some Trump-era restrictions on Cuba  —  The Biden administration is lifting several Trump-era restrictions on Cuba, including on some aspects of travel to the island, caps on family remittances and the issuance of immigration visas.  —  A State Department statement described …
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Miami Herald:
Reversing Trump measures, U.S. will expand flights to Cuba and resume family reunifications
Washington Post:
Facebook quietly bankrolled small, grassroots groups to fight its battles in Washington  —  Records show Facebook-funded American Edge backed minority interest groups, conservative think tanks and small business groups to create the appearance of grassroots opposition to antitrust regulation
Christopher Mathias / HuffPost:
Living With The Far-Right Insurgency In Idaho  —  A radical GOP faction, in open alliance with extremists, is seizing power and targeting its opponents with cruelty.  Some wonder: Is it time to leave?  —  IDAHO — White nationalist Vincent James Foxx had a new video for his nearly 70,000 subscribers …
Justin George / Washington Post:
Metro GM retires one day after transit agency announces recertification lapses  —  The transit agency was also cited as early as 2015 for not having a consistent recertification program.  —  Metro General Manager Paul J. Wiedefeld, who has led Metro for six years, announced Monday evening …
Julian E. Barnes / New York Times:
House Panel Opens Public Hearing on Unexplained Aerial Sightings  —  An intelligence subcommittee will hear testimony from two Pentagon officials on observations by military pilots and others.  —  WASHINGTON — A House subcommittee opened a hearing on Tuesday on unidentified aerial phenomena observed …
Discussion: HotAir, CBS News, NPR, ABC News, Gizmodo and UPI
Timothy Nerozzi / Fox News:
White House makes 3rd round of free COVID-19 tests available to order  —  White House rolls out third release of free, at-home COVID tests  —  Fox News Flash top headlines for May 17  —  The White House has announced a third release of free at-home COVID-19 testing for U.S. residents.
 
 
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Tim Wallace / Telegraph:
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Discussion: Bloomberg and Insider
Charlie Savage / New York Times:
Russian Atrocities Prompt Bipartisan Push to Expand U.S. War Crimes Law
Discussion: Muzzle Velocity
Roger Sollenberger / The Daily Beast:
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Discussion: Raw Story
Trafalgar Group:
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Judd Legum / Popular Information:
Supreme Court greenlights corruption
Discussion: New Republic, Slate and Vox
 Earlier Items: 
ABC7:
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Discussion: Insider
KQED:
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ABC News:
Kentucky 2022 primary election results
Discussion: Washington Examiner
Carron J. Phillips / Deadspin:
White fans were entertained by Black athletes a day after a racist killed Black people in Buffalo — this is what white supremacy looks like
Discussion: RedState